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Statement of Speaker Gilbert on Murders at Bridgewater College

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Campus Police Officer John Painter (left) and Campus Safety Officer J.J. Jefferson (right)

Speaker Todd Gilbert issued the following statement on the murder of a campus police officer and campus safety officer Tuesday afternoon: “Earlier today, an incomprehensible act of violence was perpetrated at Bridgewater College. While we continue to learn more about what happened we do know that a campus police officer and a campus safety officer, Police Officer John Painter and … Read More

Statement of Speaker-designee Todd Gilbert on Gov.-elect Youngkin’s Nominee for Secretary of Education

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Speaker-designee Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “When Republicans said we would make education a priority for the upcoming General Assembly session, it wasn’t empty rhetoric. We heard parents loud and clear. Governor-elect Youngkin’s nominee for Secretary of Education has a record of supporting innovation and high educational standards, and will serve Virginia students well. “Secretary-designee Guidera has the kind … Read More

Virginia House of Delegates Majority Leader-designee Terry Kilgore Announces Staff Assignments

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Virginia House of Delegates Majority Leader-Designee Terry Kilgore today announced changes to his staff that reflect his continuing commitment to supporting Southwest Virginia’s priorities and to engaging with Members of the Republican Majority to advance the interests of the Commonwealth and its people. “In November, Republicans in the Commonwealth worked together to mount an incredible victory for business and jobs … Read More

Speaker-designee Todd Gilbert Announces Additional Committee Chairs for the 2022-23 Session

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Speaker-designee Todd Gilbert today announced the chairs of six additional House standing committees. “I’m pleased to announce more of the House of Delegates leadership team for the upcoming General Assembly session. These new committee chairs will bring a breadth of experience to their new assignments. I look forward to working with all of them to enact our shared common-sense, conservative … Read More

Del. Barry Knight to Chair House Appropriations Committee

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Chairman Knight

Speaker-designee Todd Gilbert announced today that Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach) will serve as Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee for the coming 2022-23 General Assembly Session. “I am thrilled to announce that Delegate Knight will serve as the next Chair of the House Appropriations Committee. Barry has served diligently on the committee for many years and will deftly transition … Read More

Gilbert: Democrats Who Don’t Disavow NARAL Endorsements Own #DefundThePolice

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NARAL-VA had previously tweeted their support for defunding the police, but did so again on Tuedsay multiple times during an online conversation about where candidates stand on the issue of supporting law enforcement. Democrats have already taken over $300k from Future Now, a left-wing group who has also pushed to defund police departments across the nation. It’s time for them … Read More

House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert Statement on Tonight’s Gubernatorial Debate

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House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “After hearing both candidates tonight, it could not be more clear that Glenn Youngkin is the Governor Virginia needs. Glenn has been listening to hard-pressed families who are worried about violent felons being released into their neighborhoods, the quality of their children’s education, the rising cost of living, and whether or … Read More

Statement of House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert on U.S. Casualties in Afghanistan

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House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “The U.S. Marines and Navy corpsman killed today gave their lives doing what the best of our armed forces have always done: standing in harm’s way, putting themselves between innocent civilians and those who would do them harm. I ask that each and every Virginian join me in holding their loved … Read More

Statement of House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert on the Fall of Afghanistan

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House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “The images from Afghanistan over the past 48 hours are horrifying. Innocent civilians attempting to flee 7th century barbarians, some so desperate to escape that they tried to cling to American military aircraft as they departed. They know the Taliban, and they know what is coming. Near certain death was preferable. … Read More